Turkish PM congratulates new Georgian ruling coalition

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili of the Georgian Dream coalition on winning the parliamentary polls of Georgia, Trend reports.

Erdogan and Ivanishvili had a telephone conversation last night. They discuss development of relations and expressed confidence that cultural and trade ties will stimulate progress.

Georgia held parliamentary polls on October 1. 14 parties and 2 political blocs took part in the elections. Georgian Dream got 83 seats of parliament, the United National Movement got 67.

Adapted from vestnikkavkaza.net